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Quinoa Coconut Porridge – Quinoa porridge with coconut milk

June 7th, 2012

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Super easy and super healthy quinoa breakfast. It’s made with coconut milk and it’s 100% yummy icon smile Quinoa Coconut Porridge   Quinoa porridge with coconut milk From a Messy Kitchen

  • 1/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk  (canned) + more for drizzling
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ripe banana, divided
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flakes
  • You may need some additional liquid, I used almond milk
In a small pot, bring quinoa, vanilla and coconut milk to a boil, then simmer on low heat until all liquid has been absorbed and quinoa is tender (about 10-15 minutes). Add a little more coconut milk, almond milk, or water if the liquid is absorbed to quickly and the quinoa note done yet.  Cut the banana in half, mash one half and stir into the cooked quinoa. Transfer quinoa banana mixture to a breakfast bowl or plate. Drizzle some more coconut milk over the quinoa. Chop the other half banana and put over top along with coconut flakes.

Quinoa porridge with banana

February 2nd, 2011

Quinoa porridge for breakfast is one of the most delicious foods that you can imagine. It’s healthy, it’s filling and it give you an energy boost when you most need it – in the morning.

Amanda from Me vs. The Bulge blog came up with this great breakfast recipe:

Quinoa porridge with banana


Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 1/4 cup of rinsed quinoa
  • 3/4 cup of almond milk (you can use any type of milk you prefer)
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon of brown sugar
  • 1 drop of vanilla extract


  1. Place your rinsed quinoa in a medium sized pot.
  2. Add the almond milk and water.
  3. Add a drop of vanilla extract.
  4. And a teaspoon of brown sugar.
  5. Bring to the boil.  Reduce to a simmer and cover for 20 – 25 minutes or until it reaches a porridge consistency.
  6. Transfer to a bowl and stir through half a chopped banana or use what ever fruit you like!  Strawberries would be great too.  You could even add some chopped nuts for crunch. It’s very yummy:)

Enjoy Quinoa Breakfast!

Here is another one with berries:
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Photo by meganpru – Flickr